Thank you to everyone who gave to our COVID-19 appeal and on #GivingTuesdayNow.

Thank you to everyone who gave to our COVID-19 appeal and on #GivingTuesdayNow.! Through those two campaigns, we raised almost $8,000! See list of our most recent generous supporters. Funds raised will support our new EVERY Tuesday initiative bringing supplies and groceries to families affected by incarceration. We’re also using these funds to purchase phones and…

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Beds for Kids

“One of our client families received their Beds for Kids beds! The mom called me and I was able to make it just in time to witness it. The daughters were jumping up and down with excitement and cried happy tears. They wanted to hug me, but due to social distancing, we gave each other air hugs…

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Gwendolyn, a Center for Women resident, was thrilled to ride a bike recently. She’s been in prison for more than 30 years and it’s been even longer since she was last on a bike. Gwendolyn was happy and smiling during her adventure – a heartwarming example of the simple experiences we provide our clients that…

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CCT Programming Update - Corona Virus

“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.” — Brene Brown As a first-time nonprofit executive director, I never imagined vulnerability would emerge as a defining leadership skill during my first 90 days at the Center for Community Transitions. I also never envisioned leading big,…

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CCT awarded $50,000 relief fund.

Thanks to United Way of Central Carolinas and the COVID-19 Relief Fund, CCT was awarded a generous $50,000 grant to support our clients and operations during the pandemic. These grant dollars will go towards funding increased staffing and food and supplies at our Center for Women. Our residents are now at the facility 24/7 due to the…

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E-Learning: The New Normal

We’re also embracing the new normal by building an e-learning platform to help us continue serving our clients virtually. The platform is enhancing the way we do business by providing opportunities for us to engage with clients through technology. Thanks to a partnership with Digital Charlotte, we secured five laptops before the initial COVID-19 impact. Two…

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Ways to support CCT during COVID-19

We sent an appeal last month requesting financial donations to help our clients during COVID-19. To date, we’ve raised $1,150 to purchase cell phones for recently released clients so they can connect with CCT, family members, potential employers and other critical resources. Funds raised will also help pay for EVERY Tuesday meals and much-needed medical…

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